Patients Talk...

When I asked this question via social network, I have received the avalanche of fuming responses from medical professionals. The majority found the question ridiculous. Of course, patients have an influence....

Prologue. Here are my 2 days in a hospital sitting at the bedside of somebody who is close to me. A patient was brought to the nearby regional hospital in Freising (about...

Health data are exploding, expected to grow by 48 percent annually coming to 153 Exabyte in 2013, according to the report from EMC and the IDC research firm. If the trend...

Patients data protection is a high priority for governments and IT vendors. Many projects were delayed or banned because of the security issues. Electronic Health Record (EHR) project in Germany discussed...

 Human senses initially emerged as a survival tool were a valuable clue for ancient physicians to spot the disease. While examining a patient a doctor would carefully touch his limbs, smell...

One of the fundamental transformations of the European healthcare system is a changing position of a patient vs. a physician. A physician, traditionally perceived as a Demiurge able to decide on...

From the moment one gets into a hospital, one grasps the “atmosphere”. Those faint emotional fluids irradiated by the medical staff starting from the receptionists up to the Chief Medical Doctor....